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Man killed in shooting near Oxnard Performing Arts Center

UPDATE 1/27/21: Oxnard police said they responded to the 800 block of Hobson Way at 8 p.m. Tuesday night regarding a shooting victim.

Once there, officers found a 47-year-old man lying in the street suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

Emergency Medical Personnel responded shortly after and pronounced the man dead at the scene. His name is currently being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

Police said, as they responded to the area, a description of the potential shooter was released. Officers then located a 33-year-old Oxnard man who fit the description near the scene of the crime.

After further investigation, police said the man was determined to be the alleged shooter.

The man was arrested and booked into the Ventura County Jail on homicide charges and is not eligible for bail.

Investigators said they are still looking for witnesses to this crime.

The City of Oxnard offers a reward of $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of individuals responsible for committing homicides within the city.

If anyone has more information regarding this incident, they are urged to contact Detective Kaya Boysan 805-385-7645. 

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OXNARD, Calif. - Oxnard police responded to a shooting Tuesday night near the Oxnard Performing Arts Center that left one man dead.

Officers were dispatched to the area of W. 9th Street and Ilena Street around 8 p.m. after a caller reported a shooting victim.

Upon arriving, police found a man suffering from at least one gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Both 9th and Ilena streets were closed in the area while detectives investigated the incident. Police said they do not yet know when the streets will reopen.

One person has reportedly been detained in connection to this crime. Officers said they are not currently searching for any other suspects.

This is an ongoing investigation.


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